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Fall 2014 Commencement
Tucker Coliseum

Friday, December 19

6:00 p.m. Ceremony
Graduate College

Saturday, December 20

10:00 a.m. Ceremony
College of Arts and Humanities
College of Business
College of Education

2:00 p.m. Ceremony
College of Engineering and Applied Sciences
College of Natural and Health Sciences
College of Professional Studies and Community Outreach
All Associates Degrees

Ceremony Participation Policy

Students must have completed all degree requirements prior to the ceremony to be allowed to participate; those with requirements still outstanding at the time of graduation may request to participate in the next scheduled ceremony, provided all degree requirements have been met.

Candidates for Fall 2014 graduation who have been approved to take a course at another institution during their last 30 hours must submit official transcripts to the Registrar’s Office by Wednesday, December 17.  

Participation in commencement is required of all degree candidates, except in cases involving hardship.  Students may officially petition in writing to the Vice President for Academic Affairs that the degree be awarded in absentia.  Petitions should include your T-Number, the reason you will be unable to attend the ceremony, your current mailing address, and the address to which your diploma should be mailed.

Petitions for absentia should be directed to Dr. John Watson, Vice President for Academic Affairs, and may be sent to:

Arkansas Tech University
Dr. John Watson
Vice President for Academic Affairs
1509 North Boulder Avenue
Russellville AR 72801
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